Medicago arabica

Family:FABACEAE
Species:Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
Common Name:Spotted Medick; Spotted Bur Clover
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:MEAR
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyFABACEAE - Pea/Bean family
Genus Medicago
Species Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson - Spotted Medick; Spotted Bur Clover

Citation

Citation MEDICAGO ARABICA (Linnaeus) Hudson, Fl. Angl. 288. 1762.
Basionym: Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753.
Type: Without data (lectotype: Morison, Pl. Hist. Univ. 2(2): pl. 13(12). 1680). Lectotypified by Heyn, Bull. Res. Council Israel, Sect. D, Bot. 7: 157-177. 1959.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Medica arabica Medica arabica (Linnaeus) Medikus, Vorles. Churpfaelz. Phys.-Oecon. Ges. 2: 386. 1787.Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medica echinata Medica echinata Lamarck, Fl. Franc. 2: 587. 1779 ("1778"), nom. illegit.Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson 1762; Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medicago arabica subsp. inermis Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson, subsp. inermis Ricker, U.S.D.A. Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull. 267: 33. 1913. CHILE
Medicago cordata Medicago cordata Desrousseaux, in Lamarck, Encycl. 3: 636. 1792, nom. illegit.Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson 1762; Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medicago maculata Medicago maculata Sibthorp, Fl. Oxon. 232. 1794, nom. illegit.Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson 1762; Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medicago polymorpha var. arabica Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 780. 1753. Without data (lectotype: Morison, Pl. Hist. Univ. 2(2): pl. 13(12). 1680). Lectotypified by Heyn, Bull. Res. Council Israel, Sect. D, Bot. 7: 157-177. 1959.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Bullock, Calhoun, Conecuh, Coosa, Hale, Houston, Jefferson, Lee, Macon, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery, Sumter, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000005404 Lee 17 Mar 2002 D.D. Spaulding
11113
TROY
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
TROY000019360 Jefferson 23 Apr 2003 D.D. Spaulding
11753
TROY
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
TROY000031992 Marengo 12 Apr 2009 J. Kevin England
1946
TROY
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
TROY000031533 Calhoun 6 Apr 1968 Judy O'Neal
s.n.
TROY
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
TROY000035572 Bullock 22 Feb 2012 Bailee Dykes
305
TROY
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson|TROY000035572
UNA00027613 10 Apr 1892 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00061241 Jefferson 23 Apr 2003 D. D. Spaulding
11753
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017339 Montgomery 16 Mar 1977 Denise Harvey
91
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017335 Tuscaloosa 12 Apr 1959 Jackie Edwards
78
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017334 Tuscaloosa 10 Mar 1955 Joe A. Farmer
s.n.
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017332 Hale 23 Apr 1966 Norris H. Williams
226
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017337 Tuscaloosa 20 Apr 1955 O. D. Chermock
s.n.
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017336 Tuscaloosa 20 Apr 1955 O. D. Chermock
s.n.
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017333 Tuscaloosa 1 Apr 1962 Rebecca Deramus
86
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00017340 Mobile 27 Mar 1965 Rebecca Deramus
D 310
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UNA00018331 Tuscaloosa 12 Mar 1957 Temd R. Deason
s.n.
UNA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012503 Conecuh 17 Mar 1986 A. R. Diamond
2108
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012505 Houston 9 Feb 1989 A. R. Diamond
5667
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012513 10 May 1926 Anonymous
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012512 Lee 10 Apr 1949 H. B. Cunnigham
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012515 Macon 9 Apr 1967 H. Taylor Rankin
55
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012506 Lee 8 Apr 1969 Harold D. Moore
055-69
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012507 Lee 30 Apr 1969 J. M. Gregory
60
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012504 Coosa 24 Apr 1972 J. S. Lochamy
95
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012508 Lee 2 Apr 1969 John C. Chitwood
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012502 Calhoun 6 Apr 1968 Judy O'Neal
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012510 Lee 1 May 1950 Lua R. Blankenship
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012514 Lee 16 Apr 1926 W. L. Gautt
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012509 Lee 4 Apr 1955 W. Miller
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
AUA000012511 Lee 10 May 1949 Will A. Cope
s.n.
AUA
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
JSU135479 Mobile 9 Apr 1976 G. Wayner
626
JSU
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
JSU135475 Calhoun 11 Apr 1971 Gary Wayner
s. n.
JSU
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
JSU135478 Lee 30 Apr 1964 Gene A. Bozarth
s. n.
JSU
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
JSU135474 Calhoun 1 Mar 1992 J. M. Ballard
13
JSU
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
JSU135476 Jefferson 2 Apr 1976 R. D. Whetstone
8001
JSU
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
JSU135477 Lee 3 Apr 1973 William Ponder
70
JSU
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
UWAL0001554 Marengo 12 Apr 2009 J. Kevin England
1946
UWAL
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
UWAL0006953 Sumter 10 Apr 2010 Brian R. Keener
5759
UWAL
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UWAL0006952 Marengo 13 May 1993 J.W. Harris
s.n.
UWAL
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UWAL0006954 Sumter 5 Apr 1993 Tim Draheim
s.n.
UWAL
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
UWAL0011461 Bullock 22 Feb 2012 Bailee Dykes
305
UWAL
Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson
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